Tag Archives: Sci-Fi

Someone Please Get Dan Aykroyd The Help He Clearly Needs

Even though I think it’s a terrible idea, I don’t bash Dan for wanting to do another Ghostbusters movie, but this:

Aykroyd hinted that Bill Murray may not return as Peter Venkman, and that the character could be played by a different actor, a la Jack Ryan. (via Empire)

This is obviously a cry for help. At this point, Murray’s willingness to do Ghostbusters 3 is probably the best indicator of whether or not Ghostbusters 3 should actually be made. We can only hope Dan’s friends and family intervene.

Finally Saw It: Cowboys & Aliens

Normally, I would have seen a movie like this in theaters. It’s a silly action concept right up my alley, the kind of thing I usually enjoy. But the trailer…wasn’t right. Hard to put my finger on it but the previews just didn’t pop. So I gave it a pass and waited until it was available to pull from the orifice of a Redbox kiosk. Continue reading Finally Saw It: Cowboys & Aliens

Podcast #21 – The Bacon: Stephen J. Skelton

We’re back with another exciting episode of The Bacon, where the Film Pigs veer off their regular format to focus in on a particular subject. This episode, we batten down the hatches and steam full speed ahead into Stephen Skelton, even though we know it’s very rude to batten down hatches and run full steam into someone. Insightful questions lead to perplexing answers about how someone could possibly drive band nerds away with something even nerdier, an example of how Roger Moore is awesome and Jean-Claude Van Damme is kind of a dick, and a truly haunting selection for a threesome.

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Podcast #18 – John Carpenter

What do you have to be thankful for this holiday season? Why, an extended episode of The Film Pigs Podcast, of course! This episode, the Pigs discuss the work of John Carpenter (including why Kurt Russell is awesome and underrated), puzzle over movies they hate but everybody else loves in a new segment, hear from their good friend Tonn Slingdog, create dazzling movie ideas in a rousing game of Pitch Me, and more! So very much more! My God, there’s so much, very much, more.

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